Membership & Post Activities Committee meeting in Indianapolis this week to discuss various subjects, hear from Legion leaders.
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National Commander Foster calls reading on floor of House of Representatives ‘music to America’s ears.’
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While America's overall unemployment rate has dropped to a 19-month low, the good news does not extend to veterans.
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Middle school student ordered to remove U.S. flag from his bicycle finishes tour of nation's capital.
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Global war on Terrorism, deepening economic recession among many issues that faced Congress.
Icon headed up The American Legion during the 1971-1972 year and was leader in the organization for decades.
Past National Commander John H. Geiger provided leadership, knowledge and friendship to the Legion for more than six decades.
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Through music, jokes and more, Michael Peterson brought smiles to troops as they spent the 2010 holiday season away from home.
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Wounded warriors at Camp Pendleton receive DVDs, Blue Ray players among items distributed; Balboa Naval Hospital the next stop.
Similar measure authorizing Congress to protect U.S. flag from desecration expected to be introduced in Senate later this month.
Past National Commander David K. Rehbein part of group evaluating effectiveness of DoD policies and programs for recovering wounded, ill warriors.
Roundtable discussion focused on reducing veterans homelessness set for the Legion’s annual Washington Conference in March,
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Group discusses unemployment crisis among young veterans, state of veteran-owned small businesses.
Jerick Johnson and The American Legion/David Law Firm 76 Freedom Car team open the 2011 race season in a week-long New Smyrna Speedway event.
The American Legion’s PR division offers a free CD featuring PSAs on vital aspects of the Legion for local stations to air.
As the president fights to end the golbal war against al-Qaida and the Taliban, little did he know that the fight would carry the United States into Yemen.
As the president fights to end the global war against al-Qaida and the Taliban, little did he know that the fight would carry the United States into Yemen.
VA secretary provides national commander with progress report on several vital issues.
U.S. Army’s vice chief of staff discusses suicides within active-duty, reserve components, support network available to soldiers.
National commander, director of U.S. Office of Personnel Management agree to work closely together to put veterans to work.
Online form available for Run that will begin Aug. 21 in Indianapolis and conclude Aug. 25 in Minneapolis at the National Convention.
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Departments' nominations for Firefighter of the Year and National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year due Feb. 1
Site allows users to explore causes, symptoms of post-traumatic stress in anonymous setting.
High-level Pentagon advisor praises Legion’s troop-support efforts during meeting with organization staff, volunteers.
Implementation of Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010, ongoing programs discussed.
For their seventh year in a row, the Cannons American Legion Baseball team from Vermont participated in a gift-giving community service project at a nearby VA hospital.
Exporting goods outside of the U.S. can be a lucrative trade for veteran business owners, said a congressional staffer in a meeting with Legion representatives.
National commander calls upon all U.S. financial institutions that handle mortgages for military families to vet their compliance with Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
Representatives from The American Legion’s Washington office participated in the annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down event.
The American Legion and USAA is providing a co-branded credit card to Legionnaires that will help fund Legion programs.
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